HC Deb 29 February 1984 vol 55 c252W
Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many deaths have occurred through hypothermia so far in the current winter.

Mr. John Patten

Figures relating to deaths involving hypothermia are normally available within five months of death registration. There were 18 deaths registered in October 1983, in England and Wales, with hypothermia mentioned in the cause of death.

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